Lia Rodrigues Brazil

Lia Rodrigues (1956, Brazil), dancer and choreographer


Lia Rodrigues is at the forefront of contemporary dance in Brazil, creating bold and technically stunning choreographies. Since 2003 she has based her dance company in a Rio favela where she runs the Free Dance School of Maré, generating experiences and opportunities with the community.


Report from the 2014 Prince Claus Awards Committee here